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Who is Harp on ‘The Masked Singer’ Season 8? Fan Theories Explored

We can’t keep our calm as Fox’s The Masked Singer is back with another exciting season! The eighth season of the show premiered on Wednesday night, September 21, 2022. The Harp started the new season of the show The Masked Singer with a beautiful rendition of the song Perfect by Pink.

Soon after watching the clues and performance of the Harp, the fans took to social media and began guessing the real identity of the Harp. Continue reading further to find out the identity of the Harp.

The Harp started the premiere of ‘The Masked Singer’ season 8 with a soulful performance

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you, the Harp was the first contestant to take over the stage at the premiere of The Masked Singer season 8. Before the performance of the Harp, the show dropped a couple of clues to tell the fans who might be under the mask.

Along with this, Harp also revealed a few more clues in her monologue. She said, “I can’t believe I’m here on premiere night. But I am telling you, life does have a funny way of putting you exactly where you need to be. When I was a teenager, I auditioned for the biggest show in the world. It was my dream, but I didn’t fit the mold and was turned down.”

Even though the Harp was devastated, she didn’t give up and kept working hard. Later on, she unveiled that her uniqueness got her a golden opportunity of a lifetime. She further added, “(I) became an idol for anyone who felt like an outsider. The ‘no’s’ in my life made me stronger, but I won’t be taking ‘no’ for an answer tonight.”

What were the clues dropped by The Harp?

When we talk about the visual clues that went on in the background during the monologue, there was a cast sheet that noted ‘Lead 1’ and the rest two leads were unlisted. A clue showed a man dressed up in a scarecrow outfit with a witch hat.

The man made quite an entrance as he got a bouquet of pink and red roses and he passed that to the Harp. The last clue was a pair of 3d glasses. Then, the Harp performed a beautiful rendition of Perfect by Pink. The judges were stunned by her performance.

Jenny McCarthy predicted it could be Jordin Sparks or Fantasia, meanwhile, Robin Thicke speculated that it could be Queen Latifah. Ken Jeong thought it could be Jennifer Hudson.

Fans think The Harp is Amber Riley

The fans of the show The Masked Singer expressed their thoughts on the real identity of the Harp on various social media platforms. Many fans thought that the Harp could be Amber Riley due to her appearance in Glee and American Idol.

One user wrote, “The harp is Amber Riley. Not only does it sound like her, but her clue is that she auditioned for the biggest show in the world at 17. That show would be American Idol.”

Another user tweeted, “The #harp is amber Riley… She’s holding back. Followed by a user who penned, “The harp is definitely Amber Riley. Can’t change my mind.”

A user further added, “I think The Harp is Amber Riley . She auditioned for American idol but turned down then she got her break on Glee #TheMaskedSinger”

Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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